We had a Wonderful Easter! Photo Collage Dump!

I'm kind of super proud of these collages. We had a great day. I would love to see all of your Easter photos too! If you wrote Easter blog posts, put your link in the comments. Smiley face. … [Read more...]

10 Easy St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids

  Our St. Patrick's Day Party this past Saturday was so much fun! I had forgotten how amazing / funny the movie Quiet Man is! Cupcakes loved helping me make all the treats for our party, including the cupcakes, haha. Here are Some Ideas for celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Little Kids today! 1. Go looking for shamrocks in the yard. 2. Make shamrock sugar cookies using three hearts. 3. If your kids are old enough explain three hearts ^^^ making one shamrock are like the … [Read more...]

7QT: Weddings, Tulips, #SOTG…

- 1 - Friday Maternity Leave means I barely know what day of the week it is.  FAVORITE!  :-D - 2 - Grandma & Auntie Week They took off work to help me and just kind of be there with me while I'm recovering.  It's been so great.  :)  They let me shower, gave Cupcakes lots of attention, kept me company, helped me get out 'n about a little bit, helped me with new baby, etc.  I've really enjoyed having them around, and I really like them playing with my kids.  :)  (It's still so crazy … [Read more...]

Last Mommy-Daughter-Only Huzzah

There was a very low kid count at the daycare center on Good Friday so I wanted to take Cupcakes out for a fun time just her and I before Nickname-to-be-Determined (VOTE IN MY POLL --->) is out! I'll admit, I was very anxious about taking her to this huge zoo by myself, 9 months pregnant.  But we have a membership (FREE zoo admission!) and I just had to do it.  So I packed us a lunch in a light cross-body purse and found directions on the GPS. I accidentally providentially got in line … [Read more...]

{Wordless} I Just… Have No Words

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{Wordless} The Horror. March 25 in Chi Town

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7QT: Irish Stuff, Due Date Coming, Legos

- 1 - Happy Friday! HAPPY SPRING!! I've had a pretty good week.  :)  But the weather is still rough.  It keeps convincing me that spring is really coming but then BOOM snow! Here's a picture taken MARCH 20: It got so much worse than the above picture, but I took it early.  :-/ - 2 - Dessert of the Week Girl Scout Cookies. 'nuff said. - 3 - Lego Movie We took Cupcakes to see her second movie at the theater and it was The Lego Movie.  I have to say it was really fantastic! … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 11: Leprechauns are Coming…

Theme: Leprechauns are Coming... Colors: Blue and Green Materials: Washi Tape from Instagram Thin Washi Tape from Ebay St. Patrick's Day Stickers from Michaels The Documented Life Project: [Art to the 5th Blog] I thought this was a really fun one and I didn't get to do much with it.  SO I think I might continue it next week (on last week's pages).  :)  Here are some words to describe me on my pages: New Stuff: I made a list of all the items I need in our Hospital Bags: Mommy … [Read more...]

7QT: Recipe, Lent, Cake & More

- 1 - Happy Friday! It's been kind of a long week, but I've been getting some overtime, which is pretty great. There was an incident at daycare this week that made me feel so bad.  I was taking my morning break on the blue couch out by the front desk and Cupcakes came skipping into my classroom to go to the bathroom.  She was expecting me to be in there as I always am, but I wasn't, as I was on break.  She started crying and even after I consoled her & she seemed better, she burst into … [Read more...]

Filofax Week 10: Spring

Welcome, Meteorological Spring!! Theme: Spring Colors: Green & Blue This will remind me that Spring will be here soon even though there is snow all over the place.  :) Materials Washi Tape from Instagram Spring Stickers from Target - sticker section on Clearance!! Thin Washi from Ebay The Documented Life Project From Art to the 5th Blog Collage something you recycled.  I didn't.  But Week 10's project is really cool: Make a List of Things that Make You YOU.  :) New … [Read more...]